Possession of Articles for use in Fraud Solicitors in London
Specialist London Solicitors in Possession of Articles for use in Fraud cases
At MFI Law Limited we have the expertise in representing clients charged with possession of articles for use in fraud. Our London Solicitors are available to represent clients at London Police Stations, Magistrates' and Crown Courts throughout the country.
A person is guilty of Possession of Articles for use in Fraud if he:
had possession or control of
for use in the course of or in connection with any fraud.
There are a number of ways in which this offence can be committed. For example, when a person sends an email falsely claiming that it is coming from a financial institution in order to deceive the innocent customer in providing their personal information which is then used in the commission of a fraudulent offence.
The use of electronic equipment is a common and increasingly effective tool for both creating and exhibiting articles for use in fraud.
Offences of this type involve an element of planning which makes the offence more serious and it can be committed in the following ways:
Phishing, an individual sending emails purporting to be coming from a financial institution.
Pharming—where victims intend to visit a financial institution's website but are redirected to the individuals website which is not genuine.
False fronts for ATMs machine are being used by individuals in order to cheat innocent victims.